Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the tragic incident of rape of a minor girl is a very shocking. He directed that the accused involved in this inhuman act should immediately be apprehended. He said that police should spare no effort in bringing the accused, who committed brutal act, to condign justice.
He was presiding over a high level meeting here today in which the rape incident of a minor girl in Mughalpura area of Lahore was reviewed in detail. The meeting was informed about various aspects of rape incident of minor girl.Member National Assembly Hamza Shahbaz Sharif, Inspector General Police, Secretary Home, CCPO Lahore, DIG Investigation and other concerned officials attended the meeting.
The Chief Minister said that provision of justice to the aggrieved family is his duty and responsibility and he will not rest content till the provision of justice and help to the affected family.
Addressing the meeting, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that all aspects, evidences and scientific investigation should be kept in view for arresting the accused who molested the innocent girl so that deterrent punishment could be awarded to the accused as per law. He said that the arrest of the accused is a test case for police.
The Chief Minister said that police should leave no stone unturned in taking the accused, involved in rape of a minor girl, into task and awarding severe punishment. He said that awarding deterrent punishment to the accused as per law is vital for eradicating such inhuman acts in future. He said that such tragic incident in any civilized society is intolerable.
Shahbaz Sharif directed that the police should ensure early arrest of the accused at every cost so that the culprit could be awarded punishment as per law.